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Portland: UN’s pick to host World Environment Day

Friday, February 15th, 2013

We knew Portland was greener than… well, anywhere. But now, the whole world knows it. The United Nations Environment Programme has selected Portland to host this year’s North American World Environment Day. This recognition is the latest in the city’s far-reaching achievements in sustainability, livability and green living. Activities on World Environment Day will include […]

Portland Walking Tours on TV

Friday, April 6th, 2012

Portland Walking Tours was recently featured on MERGE!, a TV magazine-format show hosted by the irrepressible Kelsey Beer (perfect name for someone doing features on Portland, isn’t it?) airing on KPDX-TV. In case you missed it, here’s the link. Enjoy!

A little love from Boulder

Wednesday, September 22nd, 2010

A Boulder couple shows Portland some love on a Best of Portland walking tour.

Frugal Portland

Friday, September 18th, 2009

Portland is one of the most frugal cities in the US, according to finance website Mint.com. Comparing 20 cities in 25 categories to find the cities that spend less than the national average on certain items. Portland tied with Miami, San Diego, Indianapolis and Brooklyn as the cities that cut back spending the most in […]

Portland’s Pearl: An Epicurean Oasis

Friday, July 3rd, 2009

There’s a great review of our Epicurean Excursion online at the site of 52perfectdays.com. The writer obviously joined the 10 a.m. version of the tour since that walk always goes into the back of to the Bridgeport Breweries and steps behind the counter at the Pearl Bakery. Read the whole article after the jump…

Mexico City gets the Portland feeling

Friday, March 20th, 2009

We regularly get mentioned in U.S. newspapers and magazines, but it’s a special treat when we find out that foreigners have taken notice of us too! This excerpt from March 9, 2009 appeared in “El Universal,” considered to be the most influential of the daily newspapers published in Mexico City, Mexico. The title of the […]

They’ll let anyone ride the MAX

Monday, February 23rd, 2009

Sometimes you see the oddest things on the MAX, and sometimes you see things that make you go ‘Wow!‘

Interesting Surprises

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2009

We’ve been developing Hunts for a while, and sometimes when you’ve got your ‘noticing’ glasses on you come across some unique sites. Like this one when we were creating a custom hunt for Columbia Sportswear at the Jantzen Beach Red Lion.  It’s a Yin, Yang dolphin bug.

Meetings West Magazine May 2008

Friday, May 16th, 2008

When our founder was asked by Meetings West Magazine to suggest a unique and memorable venue to have an event, he chatted about the Museum of Contemporary Craft at 724 Northwest Davis Street. If you need help with your own memorable event, our parent company, Hometown Advantage can help you out.

Seattle Post-Intelligencer August 2, 2007

Thursday, August 2nd, 2007

Portland walking tour hits the ghost trail By DESTON NOKES Special to the Seattle Post-Intelligencer If you want to learn about the seamier, spooky side of Portland’s rustic, riverfront history, there’s a new tour that uncovers well-documented tales of horrible hauntings, sprinkled with murderous tales of mayhem. The “Beyond Bizarre” tour, operated by Portland Walking […]

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